Russian investigators made a gruesome find in
Siberia, the mummified body of a man
believed to have been dead for eight months
was found perched on a tree 50ft above
The unidentified victim who was found with
both hands hugging the tree is believed to
have climbed the tree in winter and died of
A local man named Pavel Petrov found the
body on July 1st near a road leading to the
‘closed city’ of Seversk, from which foreigners
are banned, where Russia enriches and
reprocesses uranium and plutonium.
“It was me and my father who found the
body,” he told local media.
“He was sitting on a pine tree some 50
metres away from the road.
“The rescuer who took the body off the
tree said that most likely the man got so
cold he decided to climb the tree,
where he died from hypothermia.”
Following preliminary investigations,
the Russian Investigative Committee
estimates he died about eight months
Source: UK Mirror